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Foundations of Sociology: Chapter 12

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) 6 per cent
b) 14 per cent
c) 23 per cent
d) 31 per cent

Question 2:


a) As a sociologist who has the subjective, lived experience of what s/he researches
b) As a sociologist who has conducted research with people with disabilities
c) As a sociologist who experienced discrimination in the academic workplace
d) As a sociologist who was primarily interested in the experiences of women in total institutions

Question 3:


a) The community living movement
b) The selective breeding movement
c) The eugenics movement
d) The family planning movement

Question 4:


a) Down’s syndrome
b) Dyslexia
c) The inability to navigate an office space due to poor eyesight
d) Both A and B

Question 5:


a) Intellectual impairments
b) Physical disabilities
c) Mental illnesses
d) Socio-cultural views

Question 6:


a) Label
b) Master status
c) Role
d) Category

Question 7:


a) Learning disabled
b) Quadriplegic
c) Mentally ill
d) Deaf

Question 8:


a) As an unfortunate problem to be fixed
b) As a separate but equal culture
c) As a vibrant cultural group
d) As a social issue

Question 9:


a) Dominant minorities
b) Honourary members
c) Border crossers
d) Moral entrepreneurs

Question 10:


a) They do not encourage people to meaningfully engage with mainstream culture.
b) They foster community development amongst people who share an impairment.
c) They have been instrumental in the development of a specific culture.
d) All of the above

Question 11:


a) Tribal stigmata
b) Bodily stigmata
c) Moral stigmata
d) All of the above

Question 12:


a) Internalized dominance theory
b) Multiplicative oppression theory
c) Intersectionality theory
d) Multiple stressor theory

Question 13:


a) Chronic fatigue syndrome
b) Schizophrenia
c) Hyperactivity
d) Blindness

Question 14:


a) Attention deficit disorder
b) Chronic fatigue syndrome
c) Fibromyalgia
d) Post-traumatic stress disorder

Question 15:


a) Aboriginal people
b) Women
c) Homosexuals
d) Immigrants

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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